New arena at the Globe Arena
Stockholm plans to expand with yet another events arena. I have written about the Swedbank Arena north of the City centre before. The new arena is situated by the Globe Arena in the southern part of the City and will be ready in 2012. The new arena will be named Stockholmsarenan.
Archipelago raid this summer
Archipelago Raid - A quest through beauty - is a fitting name for an an extreme sailing competition in theArchipelago. Sport, Nature and Adventure are perfectly associated. Today, the Archipelago Raid is "the largest and most extreme orienteering sailing competition in the world" and it takes place June 13-18 with start and finish in the beautiful Stockholm archipelago.
Kalla at Royal Palace Sprint
Every one in Sweden is talking about Charlotte Kalla after her amazing victory in Tour de Ski 2007/2008. If you have never heard of her or missed the amazing competition this weekend you will have a new chance on February 27 in Stockholm. Charlotte Kalla will participate at Royal Palace Sprint, the world cup final 2007 arranged around the Royal Palace.
This is what Tour de Ski organisation said about Kallas victory: "Charlotte Kalla (SWE) won the Tour in spectacular fashion on the last stage today. The 20 year old Swede caught Virpi Kuitunen (FIN) a third of the way up the Alpes Cermis Final Climb, then made a decisive break with one kilometre to go." Tour de Ski is
8 top international Cross-Country Skiing competitions in 10 days at 4 different venues.